Dem’s Lead Widens Against Ted Stevens In Alaska Senate Race

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Senate, Voting

Stevens had a 3,200 vote lead on election night, but that has completely evaporated.

Yesterday, Doug posted that Mark Begich led by only 3 votes.

Today that total is up to around 800.

Begich: 132,196
Stevens: 131,382

And the Dems inch closer and closer to a supermajority…


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2 Responses to “Dem’s Lead Widens Against Ted Stevens In Alaska Senate Race”

  1. Doug Mataconis Says:

    This is actually pretty amazing.

    I can’t remember the last time that absentee ballots broke so decisively in favor of one candidate over the other like what seems to be happening here.

    If this holds up that leaves the Dems with a net gain of 7 in the Senate to date, with Minnesota and Georgia still to be decided.

  2. Tom A. Says:

    And Frankin looks to win.

    The best thing about Stevens losing is that Palin can’t get herself appointed to replace him.

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